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bayzid
Obsidian | Level 7

I have a very long character variable and want to create a binary variable 0/1 if any of the specific words is found. As shown in the following figure, I have the Diagnosis variable and want to create the Hypertension variable if the former contains any of he words in red font.

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PaigeMiller
Diamond | Level 26
hypertension = find(diagnosis,'HTN','i') or find(diagnosis,'HT','i')
    or find(diagnosis,'Hypertension','i') or ... 
;
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Paige Miller

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PaigeMiller
Diamond | Level 26
hypertension = find(diagnosis,'HTN','i') or find(diagnosis,'HT','i')
    or find(diagnosis,'Hypertension','i') or ... 
;
--
Paige Miller
bayzid
Obsidian | Level 7

Thanks very much.

bayzid
Obsidian | Level 7

How can I generate another variable that contains the specific keyword as below?

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PaigeMiller
Diamond | Level 26

Why don't you take a try at it yourself? It involves using the FIND function.

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Paige Miller

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